Sports Access Media Coverage

The Organization of Virginia Homeschoolers receives numerous calls and emails from reporters covering the sports access issue for print and electronic media outlets. Read some recent media coverage below.

To request an interview, email Amy Wilson, VaHomeschoolers Director of Government Affairs, or call 866-513-6173.

For the Media

Please see the following pages for an extensive list of resources and information on this issue:

Homeschoolers’ Sports Access
Get the most up-to-date information about Homeschoolers Sports Access. Find extensive research, position papers, links to the current bills, and learn more about the history of this issue.

Journalists’ Fact Check – Sports Access
For your convenience, here are some facts that have sometimes been confused by journalists or misunderstood/misrepresented by sources.

PDK/Gallup Poll 2013
4 out of 5 Americans surveyed in this nationwide poll favored allowing homeschooled students to participate in public school sports and extracurricular activities. Support was even higher (85%) among poll respondents who were parents of children currently attending public school. See pages 16-18.

VCU Commonwealth Education Poll 2012-2013
More than two-thirds of Virginians (67%) favor allowing homeschooled students to participate on public school teams

Stories from Homeschooling Families
Read personal stories about how this bill will affect homeschooling families throughout Virginia. 

VaHomeschoolers Press Releases

Media Coverage


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